We Honor Those Who Serve
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison is making an open appeal to Electrolux to reconsider its decision to close a St. Cloud, Minn., plant and lay off more than 900 IAM Local 623 members. In video and written messages directed toward the company’s North American CEO, Ellison calls on Electrolux to show loyalty to its highly […]
As Black History Month comes to a close, it’s important to remember early African American pioneers in the labor movement. It’s also a great time to shed light on IAM’s march for racial equality.
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the national “right to work” bill: Right to work is a lie dressed up in a feel-good slogan. It doesn’t give workers freedom—instead, it weakens our right to join together and bargain for better wages and working conditions. Its end goal is to destroy unions. Numbers don’t lie. […]
A company attack on healthcare is being met by a strike of nearly 200 IAM Local 1285 (District 54) members at Gradall Industries in New Philadelphia, Ohio. The excavator manufacturing company wants the ability to arbitrarily change employee healthcare benefits and contributions. In 2016, the company used similar language to yank coverage from spouses of […]
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